As tourism booms for Uganda’s national parks and visitors flock to see the mountain gorillas, many Batwa warn that the price of a thrilling encounter with a gorilla in the wild is not just the $600 dent in a visitor’s pocket, it is also the humanitarian cost to an ancient people, displaced, living in poverty and largely forgotten by the authorities.
Multimedia project with Charlotte Stafford.
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Tourism is bringing new wealth to #Uganda but the former “keepers of the forest” are left behind @CharlotteStaff https://t.co/vm1VlAmcj9
— Laura Garcia Rdz B (@lauragrb) July 28, 2016